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by Cumbrian
Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Asteroid 2012 DA14
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Re: Asteroid 2012 DA14

Clouded out here in Hertfordshire all night. Done a dry run on Thurs night lovely clear sky. :D
by Cumbrian
Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:01 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: PlanetariaX for Android - Update
Replies: 2
Views: 3733

Andy i am new to the Android world,i have had a Archos 70 Android Tablet for about 6 weeks now,could your PlanetariaX.be installed on my tablet,i don't mind paying.Also does it have the NGC Catalog on it.Were do i download it from.i have tried installing a few Apps before without much success.Thank ...
by Cumbrian
Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Early Morning Lunar Eclipse...
Replies: 18
Views: 3414

Waste of time here,nothing but cloud was looking forward to this has well.Cumbrian
by Cumbrian
Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Windows 7
Replies: 6
Views: 5045

Running SkyMap Pro and SkyTools 3 on Windows 7 64bit without any trouble.Cumbrian
by Cumbrian
Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: ISS voice transmissions
Replies: 1146
Views: 265933

Dave i have just listened to the Audio of yesterday's transmission,on the link you gave it is the one i could hear,do you get to hear both sides of the transmission or just the ISS side.I used to be a radio operator in the Army so i know a wee. bit about radio.Cheers Cumbrian LX90.8in 10X50 Bino's 2...
by Cumbrian
Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: ISS voice transmissions
Replies: 1146
Views: 265933

Heard small snatches of a lady astronaut.but she kept breaking up.This is the first time i have tried this so it was good just to get snatches of someone talking.I was using a Uniden Bearcat hand held scanner with a Telescopic rubber duck antenna which comes out to about 5feet,don't know if that mak...
by Cumbrian
Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:41 am
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: ISS voice transmissions
Replies: 1146
Views: 265933

Thanks Dave,i will let you know if i managed to hear anything.Cumbrian
by Cumbrian
Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: ISS voice transmissions
Replies: 1146
Views: 265933

andyT is 145.825 the Freq i need to try and catch this voice transmission on the 21st,i have had a couple of goes at catching these transmissions without any luck.Cheers Cumbrian
by Cumbrian
Fri Oct 09, 2009 12:06 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: LCROSS Mission - will anyone be watching this?
Replies: 6
Views: 1291

Interesting,but didn't see much,well nothing
by Cumbrian
Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:39 pm
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: Heavens Above
Replies: 4
Views: 3360

Thanks Dave,i managed to get it sorted out.I have been to Lanzarote many times,have friends live there,only need to find a cheap flight.I thought this time i would do some Sat observing.I have never seen the ISS going over Lanzarote,so hope to see it this time,also i particularly like looking out fo...
by Cumbrian
Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: Heavens Above
Replies: 4
Views: 3360

Dave.thank you thats very help full.I didn't realize you could enter it manually.Rather strange the Canary Islands are in the Time Zone list but not in the place's list.Only problem now is ,when i click Submit i get the Cannot Display this Page.i will keep trying.Thanks again Dave.Cumbrian
by Cumbrian
Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: Heavens Above
Replies: 4
Views: 3360

Heavens Above

Going to Lanzarote for a couple of weeks,would like to do some Sats observing.Does anyone know how to get Lanzarote into my Observing sites in Heavens Above.I can't find it in the list of places.which is strange considering some of the place's in the list.Thank You.Cumbrian
by Cumbrian
Sat Sep 13, 2008 6:17 am
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: I love red dot finders
Replies: 14
Views: 3110

Yes i am a big RDF fan has well.had one on my scope for a few years now,also have one on my 20x80 Binos.makes pointing them a lot easier.Cumbrian
by Cumbrian
Thu May 29, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Time Difference
Replies: 3
Views: 1372

Eclipse thanks thats excellent,Cumbrian
by Cumbrian
Thu May 29, 2008 7:01 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Time Difference
Replies: 3
Views: 1372

Time Difference

If it is 2pm Eastern Time in the US,What time will it be in the UK,i want to watch a NASA Telecast on the Phoenix Mission today 29th.Thanks Cumbrian